The devices of four Jordanian human rights defenders, lawyers, and journalists were hacked with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware between August 2019 and December 2021. The targets include those working against corruption in Jordan.
“The UAE promotes its image as the global financial center and indispensable ally of the West, but at the same time it has turned into a secret haven and an open door for money laundering, gold smuggling, and other crimes.”
Two businessmen under US sanctions for allegedly supporting Hezbollah appeared in the Pandora Papers., which triggers that most complex and ambiguous of questions: the one related to Hezbollah’s finances …
In the Pandora Papers, the name of the advisor to the President of the Lebanese Republic, Amal Abu Amal Zaid, is associated with the co-founder and director of “Agon Holding S.A.”, a company that was registered in the Virgin Islands on June 1, 2007.
Tahseen Khayat, Karim, Karma and Nadia… The appearance of the Khayat family’s name in the “Pandora Papers” may indicate their desire to avoid the tax costs that would result from registering companies in Lebanon or Europe.